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Posted on: January 22, 2020

National History Day

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National History Day is an academic national history fair that allows middle and high school students to develop papers, documentaries, exhibitions, performances, and websites for participation in regional, state, and national contests.

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Juke Joint Men

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The West Baton Rouge Museum is pleased to announce a new exhibition and publication entitled Juke Joint Men. The exhibit features the collages of local bluesmen by J K Lawson and the musically inspired metal sculptures of Port Allen native Ronald Trahan.

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Artists of West Baton Rouge

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Inspired by the announcement of Port Allen’s Cultural District designation, our first exhibit of 2020 will spotlight the Artists of West Baton Rouge. Our parish is home to many talented artisans and we are excited to share their work with our visitors.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Old Time Music Open Jam

Old time music open jam news flash

Jam sessions are open for any musician to join in to play tunes including but not limited to Old Country, Bluegrass, Cajun and folk music. The public is invited to sit in free of charge.

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Posted on: September 29, 2019

Cafe Francais

Le Cafe Francais news flash

Café français was inaugurated in response to requests by visitors for a venue to meet and enjoy the French language. It is free and open to anyone interested in attending

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Posted on: September 22, 2019

Le Jam

Le Jam news flash

The Museum will host Cajun French Music Jam Sessions sponsored by the Baton Rouge CFMA Chapter the 3rd Sunday of each month from 3-5pm. A different artist will lead a group of interested musicians during each session. So grab your instrument and join in!

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Posted on: September 22, 2019

Historical Happy Hour

Historical Happy Hour news flash

On the 4th Wednesday of every month, join us for intellectual discussions, music, and of course, a drink. Each month we will host a different speaker, musician, panel, or any combination of the 3. You bring the drinks, we bring the history--see you soon!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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